I'm writing this because it needs to be said: I LOVE SAPPY CHRISTMAS SHOWS! There. I said it. No turning back now. This grown man, all 52 years of age, is declaring that he loves something no man would ever dare to claim publicly. Kinda like the way no one would go near a smelly … Continue reading Confession time – I love sappy Christmas shows
Best Time December Best time DecemberTo share FaithBut...Who will hearBeyond yuletide cheer? Best time DecemberTo share HopeYet...Who will listenTo this reason? A baby calledE-mma-nuelBorn in mangerWho can tell?God with usSomeday will showThis broken world Healings that flow. Best time DecemberTo share LoveYet...I'm tongue tiedSecrets locked inside. Best time DecemberYet I fearI'm...Not the oneRevealing God's Son … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #59
It's that time of year again - December. Meaning 2021 is coming to a close. After the crazy we've had these past 20-21 months, you would think we're finally entitled to end this year of 2021 with some yuletide cheer right? Yet here we are again. Another Covid Christmas; with no clear end in sight … Continue reading My Conflicted Christmas & Year End Musings 2021
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko on Pexels.com Picture it. Two men emerge from a delivery van parked at the bottom of an apartment block. They start to unload parcels in all shapes and sizes, placing them in an orderly fashion on the pavement. There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason where each parcel is … Continue reading My Conflicted Christmas 2020 Musings #2 of 2
My Christmas Wish Photo by Vinícius Vieira ft on Pexels.com There can be no shadowUnless there's first a lightBright days will always followEven after the darkest night When Jesus came as a babyHe wasn't welcomed with delightWhen Jesus came as a babyIt was darkIt was blackThere was fright But came He didTo give our world … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #7
Photo by Giftpundits.com on Pexels.com In the twinkling of an eye, Christmas is here again! Another year to celebrate Christ's birth, but also another year of confusion and conflicting feelings for me. And perhaps, in this Covid/Climate/Campaign year, for many of us too. But for me, none of those events brought on these unsettled emotions … Continue reading My Conflicted Christmas 2020 Musings #1 of 2
Today is Easter Sunday. Every year, I look forward to Easter far more than Christmas. For while the message of Christmas offers hope in the form of the saviour baby Jesus, it is Easter's message of His resurrection that completes the salvation message. It is Easter that ultimately delivers for me what Christmas first promises: … Continue reading Why I need Easter to restore hope
Yes, as I look back on this soon-to-be-old year, these words just seem to naturally float to the top of my mind. Goes without saying that this hasn't exactly been a great year for yours truly. If given a choice, I would certainly wish to erase it and start all over. I honestly hate to … Continue reading 2019: Slighted. Shaken. Stirred. Slapped. Smacked. Stricken. Sidelined. Sleepless. Sunk. Stung. Stunt.